October 21, 2005
The Reno Events Center
Announcers: Michael Cole & Tazz
The Power is Back titantron airs, as well as the Smackdown opening to the theme of Rise Up by Drowning Pool as Smackdown is ready to air.
Smackdown immediately starts with ‘Gangsta Lean’ as Eddie Guerrero comes to a good pop as he struts out the ring high-fiving some fans as we replay the events of last week. Eddie grabs a mics and says “Y’know esse, Latino heat had a weird week, you see I’m the number one contender for my friend, my buddy, mi amigo Dave Batista’s title. Fans pop for that as Eddie starts grinning. “The problem is, is that Dave is a little upset at Latino heat, after a totally accidentally chairshot esse, Randy Orton ducked, Dave. So I want to call my good friend Dave out here tonight and apologize to him mano y mano, face to face, esse.” Eddie waits a patiently for few moment until “I Walk Alone” blasts over the loudspeakers as the crowd goes into a frenzy as the World Heavyweight Champion Batista struts out and does his signature pyro entrance. Guerrero gives his mic to Batista, who just gives Eddie a slight smirk. “Look, Eddie we’ve all seen how you’ve treated your friends over the past year—I mean you’ve suplexed your best friends on steps, tore their family apart and more importantly screwed them over. I know you’re a lot of things Eddie, a cheater, a thief and most importantly—a liar, but you’re not stupid. If you screwed me over it’d be the worst mistake of you’re life Eddie, but I know you wouldn’t do that unless you wanted the biggest ass kicking of your life so buddy consider you’re apology accepted!” Fans cheer as Eddie put his hand for a handshake but Batista instead pulls Eddie into a hug much to Eddie’s shock and discomfort. Suddenly, the moment is interrupted by ‘Burn In My Light’ as Randy Orton strolls out to the ramps with his dad, Cowboy Bob Orton to an insane amount of heat. “How cute, that’s really freaking cute and all but I have problem with you, Eddie Guerrero. Batista was right, you are a liar, a cheater and a damn thief, and because I should be the Number One Contender and you stole that from me. I’m asking you, no, no demanding that you rightfully give me back what’s mine and forfeit your title match next week to me.” The crowd starts booing as Guerrero begins to speak “Alright, alright, alright, fine Randy, you can take my place in the title match next week, you’re right I cheated and I feel bad.” Orton starts smirking as the fans and Batista are confused at Eddie’s words. Orton goes to speak but Guerrero cuts him off and starts laughing “Oh, remember Randy, I lie, I cheat and I steal, you are out of your mind esse if you think I’d give you my title match, but how about tonight me and my best friend Dave face you and a partner of your choice tonight!” Orton, fuming talks to his dad and says “You’re on!, and tonight when I beat you two I will show you why I’m Randy Orton, Legend Killer…and next World Heavyweight Champion." Orton drops his mic and poses as Batista and Guerrero give him looks of disapproval.
We return back to commercial break and "Rap Sheet" hits as Booker T comes out with his wife Sharmell to a loud ovation. Cole says that Teddy Long has selected this two veterans to see who can represent Smackdown at Taboo Tuesday against Edge. "How Do You Like Me Now" hits as Hardcore gets a good reaction.
Booker T w/Sharmell vs. Hardcore Holly
The match between these two vets was physical, both started off brawling. Booker soon took advantage when he was able to land some hard kicks. Booker maintain control until Holly ducks a crescent kick and nails Book with a beautiful dropkick. Holly got a few near falls in the next couple of minutes. Holly went to go charge at Book but Sharmell grabbed Holly's ankle much to Cole and Tazz's shock. Holly yells at Sharmell but when he end around he gets hit with the Book End for thr three count.
Winner: Booker T (6:32)
After the match, Booker and Sharmell celebrate as Booker is unaware of his wife's huge assist tonight.
Backstage, in the lockeroom, the Mexicools are laying in reclining chairs taking naps until Teddy Long bursts into the locker room, waking them up. "Now, Mexicools I don't pay ya'll to sleep all day I pay ya'll to wrestle! That goes for you too,Juventud, as the Cruisreriweght Champion I expect you to defend that title playa." Juventud looks at his teammates confused as he asks what defend means. "Well playa let me break it down for you, starting next week you will be defending that title every single week against any and all cruisweights you feel me?" Juventud yells "Que" at Teddy until Teddy cuts him off "By the way you should get ready for your non-title match....next!". Teddy leaves as The Mexicools start yelling in Spanish.
"Muy Luco" plays as the Cruiserweight Champion Juventud comes out on his Juan Deere accompanied by Super Crazy and Psichosis. Juventud paces around as he awaits his opponent. His face turns into stone as "Whatever" hits as the United States Champion Chris Benoit comes out to a huge pop.
Champion vs. Champion:
Cruiserweight Champion Juventud w/Super Crazy and Psichosis vs. United States Champion Chris Benoit
As soon as the bell rings, referee Mike Choida immediately ejected Crazy and Psichosis as we're going to see a fair one on one match. Through the first stages of the match Juvi played hit and run on Benoit which drew the ire of the crowd and Benoit. Juvi though slapped Benoit in the face, and the Cripple grew enraged and began to chop the living hell out of Juventud. Benoit dominated the next few minutes with suplexes and great technical wrestling. He went for his three Germans but Juventud low blowed Benoit and nailed him with a beautiful spinning heel kick. Juvi began posing and taunting over the downed United States Champion as we go to commercial break.
Back from break, Juvi has Benoit in the Juvi lock as the fans try to will on the United States Champion. Benoit uses his insane upperbody strength to get to the ropes. Juvi continue the attack gets a near fall of a beautiful somersault leg drop. Juvi starts getting cocky and mis calculates a 450 splash as Benoit moves out he way. Benoit hits Juvi with three Germans and then climbs high for the headbtt which connects. The US champ cutthroats and locks on the xrossface and Juvi struggles and ultimately taps out.
Winner: Untied States Chris Benoit (10:54)
After the match, Benoit hoists up his United States titles as he gets a heavy dose of cheers for his win.
Backstage, JBL is in his lockeroom talking to Orlando Jordan and Jillian, who dressed to compete. "Listen folks, tonight you guys aren't just representing Smackdown, you two are representing JBL. You are going to beat that little scrawny pretty boy Edge and his two dollar floozy tonight!" Jordan and Jillian nod as they huddle up.
Cole and Tazz hype that match as well as the main event Batista and Guerrero vs. Orton/???.
"Just Close Your Eyes" hits as 'Captain Charisma' Christian comes out a some huge heat with some peep cheering in between. They replay Christian's altercation with Matt Hardy last week. "Now a lot of you are wondering why the Captain started some beef with Matt Hardy. Why the Peep Show has become quite intense, and why Christian pushed Hardy into Stacy Kiebler? Well it’s quite simple; I have been on this damn show for 4 months and haven't gotten one opportunity because Teddy Long ignores talent!" Fans starts chanting Christian sucks to the ire of Christian. "Teddy Long decided last week to bring an overrated, untalented, whiny little punk to Smackdown and promote him as a future World Champion on RAW two weeks ago. Matt Hardy could barely even keep his job nevertheless a girlfriend, and he's who Teddy Long wants to promote as his "future". Fans are really tearing into Christian as they are sick of his complaining and ranting. "Well I will tell all of my peeps that Christian is will finally make an impact, 2006 will be the year of the Peep Show, Captain Charisma and the Instant Classic! 2006 will be the year you will hear the words Ladies and gentlemen, the NEW World Heavyweight Champion. Christian!" Christian soaks in the boos from the crowd as he exits the ring with a huge smirk on his face.
Backstage, in the corridor Palmer Cannon is walking until he is approached by the WWE Tag Team Champions Road Warrior Animal and Heidenrich. Animal goes up to Cannon,, “So Mister Cannon, me and my partner we’ve been getting jumped by tag teams left and right, it seems they are just begging for a beatdown courtesy of the L.O.D.” Cannon chuckles and says “Well, the tag team division here on Friday Night Smackdown are heating up so, next week it will be the LOD against MNM against London and Kendrick against the Mexicool in a fatal four way elimination match for the tag team titles!” Animal and Heidenrich nod their heads in a agreement, as Cannon smiles.
A commercial for Taboo Tuesday live on Pay-Per-View airs as the commercial features Shawn Michaels inside the home of a kid, and he bribes him with merchandise if he’ll vote for him to be in the title match, then Kurt Angle enters the shot and bribes him with a gold medal, finally Carlito enters and bribes him with a bucket of apples to which the kid says “no”, prompting Carlito to say “that’s not cool”.
In the Teddy Long’s office, he’s watching the TV monitor until Eric Bischoff walks in and immediately Long turns around and asks “What da hell you want playa?”. Bischoff laughs “Oh come on Teddy, I just came here to scout the B-show talent and was curious to know who will present as a challenge to Mister Money in the Bank,Edge at Taboo Tuesday.” Teddy’s eyes don’t leave Bischoff’s, then he starts smiling “hang tight playa, you will see.”
‘Do I Want” hits as the Chief of Staff Orlando Jordan comes out with Jillian Hall as he gives her a pep talk while they walk to the ring. Cole wonders why JBL isn’t out here, but Tazz plays it off that OJ can handle this solo. "Metallingus" hits as Edge (briefcase in hand) and his girlfriend Lita hit the ring to a massive amount of heat as Cole and Tazz call him “a talented yet disgusting person”. Edge looks confident as ever, as he strolls around the ring, even jawing at Tazz for a little bit.
Intergender Tag Team Match:
Raw’s Edge and Lita vs. Smackdown’s Orlando Jordan and Jillian Hall
Despite the match being full of heels, the Smackdown crowd was behind Jordan and Hall. Orlando showed he wasn’t any pushover and kept Edge on his heels early relying on using his amateur boxing background. Edge thought put Jordan’s offense to halt when he countered with an electric chair drop. Edge dominated the action and then tagged a cocky Lita,, which meant Jillian had to wrestle. Lita started toying with Jillian until Jillian charged at Lita and a brawl in the ring ensued. Jillian hit some impressive moves on the former Women’s Champion. Jillian sized Lita up but was hit with an sick spear by Edge, who was then taken out by Jordan voer the top rope. Lita then hit a moonsault for emphasis and picked up the three count.
Winner: Edge and Lita (6:04)
After the match, Edge slams Orlando Jordan into the steel steps on the outside as the crowd boos likes hell. ‘Longhorn’ blasts through the arena as Edge enters in the ring. JBL stays at the ramp with the mic, “Congratulations, you coward, you speared a female to win the match, this just proves RAW is fileld with nothing but scum and snot-nosed punks,.” Edge begins to taunt JBL but Booker T slides into the ring and nails Edge with a crescent kick! Booker sizes him up and nails him with the Scizzors Kick. JBL laughs and then says “Meet one of the four choices as an opponent for you at Taboo Tuesday…the five time WCW Champion Bookah T!” Fans start cheering as Booker does a spinaroonie, then Rey Mysterio enters the ring from the ramp as Booker places Edge on the middle rope. Rey signals the 619 as the Smackdown crowd is going nuts, Mysterio then connects with the 619 and then drops the dime on top of Edge. JBL continues to revel in Edge’s comeuppance, “The second choice, Rey Mysterio!" JBL then walks down to the ring with a huge grin. “The third man, is the World Heavyweight Champion, Batista and the fourth man…..” JBL then measures Edge up and nails him with a hard Clothesline from Hell. “Me! John Bradshaw Layfield, Mister Smackdown himself! I personally guarantee that Smackdown will kick RAW’s ass !” JBL, Mysterio and Booker pose over the beaten down Edge as the cheering loudly for Smackdown’s dominance tonight over Edge.
We are shown replays of all the finishers on Edge, we then get hype for the main event next as Cole and Tazz wonder who will Orton’s partner be.
A video that recaps Bobby Lashley’s dominance over the competiiton on Smackdown airs, as he is hyped to be in action next week.
‘Gangsta Lean’ hits as the fiery Eddie Guerrero comes out the ring to good amount of cheers, intermixed with some boos from fans who aren’t buying Eddie’s good guy gig. Guerrero waits patiently in the ring, as ‘I Walk Alone’ hits and the World Heavyweight Champion Batista hits the ring to an explosive reaction as he goes his equally explosive ring entrance. Guerrero applauds Batista during his rign entrance, as Cole calls Guerrero a “suck up”. “Burn In My Light’ hits as the crowd mood immediately changes to booing and jeering as Randy Orton, accompanied by his dad Bob Orton, saunters out from the curtain and walks mid-way to the ramp with a mic in hand. Orton cockily smiles, “So, Eddie, Batista I had a hard time finding partner who would be worthy enough to team up with the Legend Killer himself, but I found a man who besides me, is tearing up Friday Night’s I introduce to you…” “Turn Up the Trouble” hits as the undefeated Mr. Kennedy hits the ring as he met with some loud boos. Kennedy grabs the mic, “His partner is weighing in at a crisp 242 pounds, he hails from GREEN BAY, Wisconsin! He is in his first Smackdown main event, he is Miiiiiiissssstterrrrrrrrrrrrrr KENNEDAY!..Kennedy!” Orton and Kennedy head to the ring as we’re sent to commercial break.
Main Event Tag Team Match
World Heavyweight Champion Batista and Eddie Guerrero vs. Randy Orton and Mr. Kennedy w/ Cowboy Bob Orton.
Back from break, Batista is in the ring seemingly taking control of the loudmouth Kennedy, as he hits with a hard powerslam. Batista and Guerrero take turns dishing out punishment to Kennedy. The momentum shifts when Orton blind tags Kennedy and nails Guerrero with a hard neck breaker after a Hilo on Kennedy. Orton and Kennedy cut the ring in half preventing the tag to the champion. Orton has Guerrero neutralized in a signature resthold as the fan try to will on Latino Heat. Eddie elbows out of it and comes of the ropes only to receive a beautiful dropkick from Orton, who gets a two count. Orton goes up top for a cross body but Guerrero ducks and he crashes and burns. Both inch for the hot tag as Batista is nearly salivating for he tag, Kenendy gets the tag first, but Guerrero lunges and tag Batista who is a house of fire. Batista begins to dish out bevy of power moves on Kennedy. Batista nails Kennedy with a hard spear, who rolls out of the ring. The sneaky Orton goes for an RKO, but Batista inadvertently pushes him into the ref. Orton gives Batista a low blow and starts hammering him, as Kennedy enters the ring with a steel chair. Orton holds Batista up as Kennedy looks for a home run swing with the chair, but a Kennedy swings Eddie dives in front of Batista and takes the chairshot! Batista gets enraged and throws Orton off of him and then nails Kennedy with a hard spinebuster. The ref beings to stir as Batista signals for the Batista Bomb, Orton on the apron hits the downed Kennedy with a blind tag before Batista turns around. Batista picks Kennedy up and nails him with a hard Batista Bomb but Orton emerges from his corner and nails an RKO on the champion and gets the pinfall.
Winner: Randy Orton and Mr. Kennedy (12:02)
After the match, Orton leaves the ring and does his poses on the rampway with his dad as he gloats that he pinned the champion. Batista begins to stir and goes to check on Eddie, who’s still reeling from that sick chairshot. Palmer Cannon comes out with a mic in hand and a big smile. “Well Randy, you did exactly what you said you would. You pinned the World Heavyweight Champion—that to me deserves a reward.” Both Orton’s looks intringued by Cannon’s words. “That’s right! Next week, Batista you won’t be defending your World Heavyweight Title against just Eddie Guerrero, but also Randy Orton, in a triple threat match!” Both Ortons hug and celebrate as Batista grins and mutters to himself as Eddie Guerrero still recovering from the chairshot, looks confused and dazed as we end Smackdown!
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